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Health professionals can expand primary care skills through UofL dentistry continuing education courses

As healthcare providers seek to better meet the needs of their patients, interdisciplinary practice has become increasingly crucial. This summer, health professionals from several disciplines can expand their skillset with new courses offered through the University of Louisville School of Dentistry’s Office of Continuing Education. The first course, “Local Anesthesia for Advanced Nursing: Acute Dental

TEG Architects Expands Leadership

TEG Architects, an architectural, planning and interior design firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of two team members. Kyle Wilson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Ernie Dreher IV, AIA have been promoted to Partners and are now shareholders of the firm. Kyle has provided exceptional creative planning, programming and design for 15 years. Our

Health professionals can expand primary care skills through UofL dentistry continuing education courses

As healthcare providers seek to better meet the needs of their patients, interdisciplinary practice has become increasingly crucial. This summer, health professionals from several disciplines can expand their skillset with new courses offered through the University of Louisville School of Dentistry’s Office of Continuing Education. The first course, “Local Anesthesia for Advanced Nursing: Acute Dental

The One Simple Rule for Practitioners to Avoid Overpayments and False Claims Act Penalties

In December, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its “Supplementary Appendices for the Medicare Fee-for-Service 2015 Improper Payments Report,” an annual compilation of statistics from investigations into overpayments and other instances of fraud, waste and abuse in Medicare payments. The national average for improper Fee-for-Service (FFS) payments for FY 2015 was 12.1 percent,

Doug Farnsley inducted as President of the Kentucky Bar Association

Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Doug Farnsley was recently inducted as president of the Kentucky Bar Association (KBA).  The induction ceremony was held on June 18 at the KBA Annual Convention in Lexington, Ky.  Farnsley’s one-year term begins July 1, 2015.  He is the fifth Stites & Harbison attorney to

Government Affairs

Insurers Must Cover Tools to Address Kentucky’s Prescription Drug Problem

By Addia Wuchner Most Kentuckians don’t have to look far to find someone who has been impacted by the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic. It has taken a devastating toll on our communities and families while overwhelming our health care and legal systems. This presents a complex challenge for Kentucky caregivers, law enforcement, lawmakers

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Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Meet Your Provider: Michael Bond, graduate of Spencerian Louisville

  Fast Facts: Degree: Practical Nursing, 2014 Current job: St. Claire Regional Hospital Future plans: Pursue an RN degree   Why did you choose nursing? I chose nursing because there is nothing better than being able to help someone in need. It is extremely fulfilling to be able to give them the best possible care

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